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Recall: No. 1 of 5
Recall Ref: R2001/148
Exact Model: 550
VIN: ZFFZR49B000107289 TO ZFFZR49C000116711
Build Date: 1st December 1996 to 30th June 1999
Numbers: 280
Defect: There is a possibility that the bolt locating inserts fitted to the magnesium wheel rims may crack if excessive torque is applied to the retaining bolts. This may result in the possible loosening of the affected bolts.
Action: Replace the original wheel rims with aluminium ones that do not have inserts. Also fit new wheel bolts.
Launch Date: 20 November 2001
Recall: No. 2 of 5
Recall Ref: R/2003/071
Exact Model: 550 456GTA and 456GT
Build Date:
Numbers: 76
Defect: The gearbox oil radiator return and delivery pipes may leak due to an error in the manufacturing process. This could impair the operation and reliability of the gearbox.
Action: Fit quality assured oil radiator return and delivery pipes.
Launch Date: 23 April 2003
Recall: No. 3 of 5
Recall Ref: R2001/097
Exact Model: 550 and 456
VIN: ZFFZR49C000123276 TO ZZFZR49C000124683
Build Date: 1st January 2001 to 31st December 2001
Numbers: 23
Defect: The material used in the manufacture of the handbrake ratchet has not been correctly hardened. This will cause premature wear of the ratchet, and possible failure of the handbrake.
Action: Recall affected vehicles and replace the handbrake ratchet
Launch Date: 23 July 2001

Manufacturer contact details:
Ferrari SpA
Via Abetone Inferiore n. 4, I-41053 Maranello ( MO)
0808 234 3324


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